Media Release - NOVA GROUP – GROUP CEO TO STEP DOWN
- Feb 12, 2020
Nova Group, has announced that Group Chief Executive Officer, Greg Hume, has elected to step down from his role after four years at the helm.
Nova’s Chair, Jim Whalley, advised that Greg will continue to lead Nova Group until later in the year whilst the Board undertakes the search for a new Group CEO to ensure a successful and seamless transition.
Jim acknowledged Greg’s outstanding contribution to Nova having delivered significant business growth over the course of his tenure since taking over the Group CEO role in 2016, with projections for this financial year of more than $200m in revenue.
“Greg has been a valued part of the Nova family for 17 years and was a key founding member of the company as employee number 10.
He has been instrumental in the growth of Nova and his stewardship over the past four years has created a firm foundation on which we can continue to pursue our growth aspirations.”
The Board and I would like to thank Greg for his commitment and passion to the Nova organisation, and I personally wish him every success for the future.”
Mr Hume led Nova’s diversification and globalisation strategy which resulted in Nova’s expansion beyond Australia and the UK into Asia, New Zealand and Europe establishing trust and credibility with clients across a range of sectors.
Mr Hume said he will always feel part of the Nova family and acknowledged that now was the right time to move on.
“This year marks 20 years of Nova and I look forward to seeing the new Group CEO continue to harness the entrepreneurial spirit of our company as Nova embarks on this next exciting phase of its growth strategy and continues to solve the problems that really matter.
I’ve been fortunate to have been a part of the Nova family, working with incredibly smart and dedicated people and am proud we have been recognised for a number of years as one of the “Top 50 best places to work“ and “Top 50 Most Innovative Companies“ in Australia, along with a “Best place to work” in Asia and the UK.”
Mr Hume will continue to work closely with the Board and Executive Leadership Team and will assist with the transition to the new Group CEO over the coming 6-9 months.
Nova Group is an Australian owned and operated, leading global services provider. Founded in 2000, the Nova Group specialises in the provision of technology enabled solutions and world class expertise, to solve the problems that really matter. Nova’s businesses include professional services provider Nova Systems, aerospace engineering firm GVH Aerospace, Geospatial firm Geoplex, and software as a service firm two10degrees. With over 600 employees, Nova operate in offices across Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, United Kingdom and Europe.
Media Contact – Adam Schirmer
Group Marketing & Communications Manager
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